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UNDP Jobs in Ghana: Lead Economist

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27 Sep, 2010

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United Nations Jobs in Ghana

UNDP is the UN’s global development network, an organization advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. UNDP Ghana recruits Lead Economist

Job Description

Job Summary:

To manage, direct and lead the financial activities of the following Sections/Departments: Treasury, (including Banking and Accounts Payable), General Accounting (including Taxation and Quality Assurance (Business Process) and Revenue Assurance.
To manage, direct and lead the financial activities of Revenue Management, Revenue Assurance, Expenditure Management, Organisation Methods, Fixed Assets Management and all other line financial business support functions within company Ghana.
Ensure that the financial operations activities meet world class benchmarks

Job Role
Providing other business Divisions and Management with financial information support to meet their business objectives
Interface with local and international financial institutions, consultants and regulatory bodies
Initiate and manage projects to improve business efficiencies, reduce inputs and automate processes
Oversee processes to minimise revenue leakage in the company
Responsibility for overseeing:
Taxation Management
Financial Accounting
Financial Reporting
Accounts Receivables
Inventory Accounting
Business Processes (Quality Assurance)
Fixed Assets
Effective and Efficient management of the Treasury Section (Accounts Payable and Banking)
Responsible for Cash Management including the control and care of the cash assets and liabilities of the organisation and comply with cash and investment policies and procedures.
Conduct Financial Reporting in a timely manner
Carry out Risk analysis periodically
Required Skills or Experience


Educational Requirements:
Degree in Accounting plus professional Accounting qualification – Preferably Chartered Accountant (CA) with 10 years relevant working experience of which 5 years must be in a managerial capacity within the Telecommunications or high technology environment.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
Professional competencies
Technical competencies
Business Performance Management
Business Process Design and Reengineering
Business Risk Management
Financial Acumen
General Accounting
Insurance Business Knowledge
Internal Audit Practice
Legislation and Compliance
Month End Closure
Planning and Budgeting
Policy Design and Development
Project Planning and Control
Remuneration Analysis and Design
Statistical Analysis
Tax Compliance
Personal Attributes
Be honest and trustworthy
Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
Be flexible
Demonstrate sound work ethics
Act and maintain an acceptable level of professionalism
Effective written and verbal communication skills

How To Apply

Qualified candidates should send their resumes to [email protected]

Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Offer valid till 27th September 2010

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